At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a Commercial Manager in our Natural Gas North America (NA) group to function out of our Houston, TX facility.
Commercial Manager Natural Gas NA (1704917) – Houston, TX
Formula for Success: You Will...
Responsible for negotiations with pipelines and suppliers, contracting excellence and contract management for energy supply and pipeline access contracts in North America.
Prepare and align negotiation strategies and tactics to provide most competitive solutions for BASF.
Manage communications regarding natural gas supply to respective site management.
Accountable for natural gas risk management, including hedging concepts in cooperation with the global BASF Risk Management Team
Closely monitor North American natural gas markets to provide short and mid-term implications and price forecasts of natural gas prices. Provide regular fundamental market updates to relevant stakeholders.
Support strategic decisions for BASF's businesses with regards to energy supply.
Prepare, write, and distribute energy update newsletters.
Develop and present a monthly outlook of natural gas market fundamentals and demand outlook for distribution to relevant stakeholders and Business Units.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.